By Lucie Willsie

July 7, 2013

Gina Maria Bell of Charlotte and James Harper Bell Sr. of Matthews announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Rose of New London, to James Edgar Jones Jr. of New London, son of Karen and Richard Emily of Mount Airy and James Edgar Jones Sr. of New London.

The bride-elect is employed as a nanny for a private family in Charlotte.

The groom-to-be is a lineman with Duke Energy in Charlotte.

A 5 p.m. wedding ceremony is planned for July 27 at the couple’s home in New London.